Archive for June 29th, 2009

It’s the biggest event in mixed martial arts history, and for UFC100, the Ultimate Fighting Championship is bringing out the big guns. Two championships will be on the line when UFC heavyweight title holder Brock Lesnar defends his crown against rival Frank Mir in their long-awaited grudge match, and UFC welterweight champion Georges “Rush” St-Pierre puts his belt up for grabs against Brazilian knockout artist Thiago “Pitbull” Alves. Also, The Ultimate Fighter coaches collide as Dan Henderson takes on Michael “The Count” Bisping in a pivotal middleweight showdown.

UFC 100 preview


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This is HUGE news, really HUGE. Anyone who doesn’t think this is big just doesn’t get it at all. The UFC’s audience has just had the potential to expand by 80 million households after the UFC has struck a TV deal with Inner Mongolia Television.

UFC President Dana White

UFC President Dana White

“Obviously, China is a huge market, and the Chinese understand the martial arts probably better than anyone else in the world,” UFC President Dana White stated. “It’s a no-brainer that UFC programming will be appreciated in China and will become a big hit for the NMTV network.”

MMA junkie report;

Inner Mongolia Television, known as NMTV, will air up to 16 monthly hours of UFC-related programming, including “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series, “UFC Unleashed” highlights shows and “UFC All Access” fighter-profile programs. NMTV will also have the option to air recent UFC pay-per-view telecasts.

The programming airs in weekend timeslots.

Although NMTV, launched in 1969, is available throughout the country, it still reaches just a small portion of China’s estimated 1.4 billion residents, many of whom don’t have access to television programming.

With the latest broadcast deal, the UFC now has a television presence in more than 100 countries,

Zuffa the parent company of the UFC brand, is now the largest PPV content provider in the world.

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Muay Thai Kickboxing at Old Trafford Manchester on the 4th July 2009. Revolution of Heroes. A tribute to British Muay Thai Boxing legend Ronnie Green.

Ronnie Green and Master Toddy

Ronnie Green and Master Toddy

Muay Thai Kickboxing legend Ronnie Green was one of the pioneers of Muay Thai Kickboxing in the west. Ronnie Green is 5 times British Muay Thai Kickboxing Champion, 5 times European and 5 times World Muay Thai Kickboxing champion.
Ronnie Green was the FIRST foreigner to not only beat but also be ranked in the main stadiums in Thailand and in doing so dropped the pebble in the pond which changed the face of UK and world Muay Thai Kickboxing. Ronnie Green has travelled the world beating the best of the best and has rightfully cemented his place in Muay Thai Kickboxing history.

Ronnie Green’s son Lee Green has now organised a 50th Birthday tribute event “Revolution of Heroes” to celebrate Ronnie Green, his achievements and his influence in not only Muay Thai Kickboxing but the world of martial arts as a whole.

The event organised by Lee Green features some of the best British Muay Thai Kickboxing talent, along with Muay Thai fighters from Thailand and France. This really is an event not to be missed.

Current Fight Card

Dale White (Dean Whites) vs Said Youb (Benattia bros, France) 5×3 FTR, @53.5Kg

Richard Fenwick (AKA) vs Sayaknoi (Thailand) 5×3 FTR, @70Kg

Lee Green (Higher Level) vs Liam Robinson (Tony Myers) 5×3 FTR, @67Kg

Paulo Da Silva (Lumpini Crawley) vs Sebastien Ocana (Team Aquitaine, France) 5×3 FTR @53Kg

Danny Taylor (Lumpini Crawley) vs Albert Chey (Team Aquitaine, France) 5×3 FTR @59Kg

John Dennis (Spartan) vs Carl Copestake (K-Star) 5×3 FTR @ 62Kg

Matt Sheedy (Eagles Cardiff) vs Dave Copestake (K-Star) 5×3 FTR @ 65Kg

Serfiane Derdega (Benattia Bros, France) vs Seamus Cogan (Siam, Ireland) 5×3 FTR @63.5Kg

Joey Brincatt (Eagles Cardiff) vs Graeme Ness (Fighting Fit) 5×3 FTR @54Kg

Mick Paszowski (Fighting Fit) vs Rit (Thailand) 5×3 FTR @ 62Kg

Marc Brown (Lumpini Crawley) vs Maurice Riley (Northern Spirit) 5×3 FTR @60Kg

Reece McAllister (Pheonix) vs Abdelzize Hlali (Team Aquitaine, France) 5×3 @64Kg

David Riley (Northern Spirit) vs Anthony Ferguson (East Area) 5×3 FTR @ 59Kg

Joe Tomlin (Knuckles) vs Paul Long (Bennatia Bros, France) 5×2 (junior bout)@34Kg

Revolution of Heroes a tribute to Ronnie Green takes place on Saturday July 4th

The Manchester Suite
Old Trafford Football Ground
Sir Matt Busby Way
Old Trafford
M16 0RA

Doors Open 2:00pm Kick Off 3:00pm

For ticket and VIP package details e-mail ronniegreentribute@hotmail.co.uk
or contact Lee on 07776 137 389.

Revolution Of Heroes – A Muay Thai Kickboxing event not to be missed !

From back in the day –

Ronnie Green vs Sombat Sor Thanikul

Vodpod videos no longer available.

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Muay Thai Legends, muay thai boxing updated fight card for one of the best UK Muay Thai events.  Muay Thai Legends 1st August Fairfield Halls London.

Muay Thai Legends

Muay Thai Legends

England vs Thailand Full Thai rules
Andy Thrasher (GFC, England) vs Kaoponglek (Thailand)

England vs Thailand Full Thai rules
Michael Dicks (Darlington, England) vs Thanit Im-On (Thailand)

England vs Thailand Full Thai rules
Damien Trainor(K-STar, England) vs Tawatchai Budasdee (Thailand)

UKMF British Title
Michael WAkeling (Scorpions) vs Marc Sargeant (Studio 2000)

Full Thai Rules Superfight
Leroy Morgado (Super Gym) vs Tim Thomas (Nak Soo)

Womens Itnernational Bout
Ruth Ashdown (Crawley, England) vs Angelica Falk (Sweden)

England vs Scotland Full Thai Rules
Greg Wootoon (KO Gym) vs Paul Kelly (Wossobama)

Heavyweight Rumble
Daniel Sam (LMTA) vs Nick Shephard (Leeds)

Full Thai Rules
Arnold Oborotov (KO Bloodline) vs Joe Colville (Shin Kick)

Plus Ollie Watson, Sheree Halliday, Dillian White, Adam-Lee Mason, Philip Tieu, Charlie Peters, Adam Grew, many others and yes you heard it hear first – Simon Chu is back….

For Muay Thai Legends tickets call 0208 6889291

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Tito Ortiz close to signing four-fight deal with Strikeforce, possible first bout with Babalu in October

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British Associaion of Mixed Martial Arts

British Associaion of Mixed Martial Arts

The newly created British Association of Mixed Martial Arts (BAMMA) held its inaugural MMA fights in London over the weekend on the 27th June.

Although a completely new organisation BAMMA has secured a TV deal with the BRAVO tv channel to screen its MMA fights. BAMMA fights were screened on Brao last night, Sunday 28th June.

For those of you who missed the events the BAMMA results were as follows;

-Tom Watson def. John Maguire via TKO at 2:47, R3
-Denniston Sutherland def. John Phillips via TKO (Strikes) at 3:22, R1
-Che Mills def. Edgelson Lua via Unanimous Decision, R3
-Eugene Fadiora def. Nathan Champ via Unanimous Decision, R3
-Tim Radcliffe def. Abdul Mohammed via Unanimous Decision, R3
-Francis Heagney def. Zack Jones via TKO (Strikes) at 3:08, R1
-Adam Stanton def. Dan Mohavedoi via Submission (Side Choke) at 1:08, R1
-Ben Craggy def. Kes Kpokpogri via Unanimous Decision, R3
-Radek Piechnik def. Spencer Morris via TKO (Strikes) at 1:57, R1



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